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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "Shellfish Growing Areas" (2009)
Description: The North Carolina (NC) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Division of Environmental Health (DEH) - Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality Section (SS+RWQS) identifies Shellfish Growing Areas (SGA). The SS+RWQS performs water sampling throughout the year to determine the extent of contamination or cleanliness of SGA|and submits recommendations to the Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to close or open waters for shellfish harvesting. The DMF disseminates a proclamation with the SS+RWQS's recommendation. The SGA contain waters that are permanently closed (prohibited)|open (approved)|or subject to being opened or closed (conditionally approved - open or conditionally approved - closed).
Keywords and Themes: Environment, Harvesting, Health, Oceans, Sanitation, Shellfish
Filename Prefix: sga
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Mapped Drive Folder: /cgia83/ncom200911/
Total size of data files: 51.2000 MB
Data Type: Shapefile
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: NAD_1983_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Meters

Spatial Extent: North Carolina
Source Scale: varies - see metadata

Created by: NC|DENR-Division of Marine Fisheries; NC|DENR|DEH|Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality Seciton
Released by: NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis
Content Date: varies - see metadata
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Collection Name: NC OneMap - 11/30/2009
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Acquired Date: Downloaded Nov 30|2009
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: Public download and possible updated data are available from NC OneMap

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Record ID: 3345_NCOM

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